Quality Supplements for Mammary Tumors in Cats
The third most common kind of tumors found in cats are mammary tumors (sometimes referred to as breast tumors by pet parents). Unfortunately, 90% of all tumors that are found in cats are malignant (cancerous).
Causes of Mammary Tumors in Cats
The exact cause of mammary tumors in cats is unknown, but it is believed that hormones play an integral part in their development.
Risk Factors for Mammary Tumors in Cats
- Older cats (11 years and older) that are not spayed are at the highest risk.
- Certain breeds of female cats are also at a greater risk including
- Domestic Shorthairs
Check online at NHV to find out if your breed of cat is more at risk.
Diagnosing Mammary Tumors in Cats
Your vet will need to perform a physical exam, X-rays, and a biopsy. A chest X-ray may also be necessary to find out if the tumor has spread to the lungs.
- Coughing and breathing difficulties
- Diminished appetite
- Uninterested in exercise
- Loss of hair
- Redness and pain in the affected area
- Lumps or bumps in or around the breast area
Find out more about lumps and bumps on your cat with NHV online at Vet Talk with Dr. Hillary Cook.
NHV offers a wide range of plant-based support for mammary tumors. Our products are vet-formulated and vet-approved to help ease pain and discomfort as well as balancing the immune system naturally.
Additional Support Tips
- Spaying at a young age may reduce the risk of developing mammary tumors in cats.
- Pay close attention to your cat and look for any symptoms of tumors as well as focusing on the glands closest to the hind leg area.
- Consult with your vet and never diagnose on your own.
- Talk to your vet about including herbal supplements that can improve your kitty’s life.
Incorporating NHV’s proprietary blend of holistic support is safe to use long-term and can be a significant addition to any vet-recommended treatment plan. Read how NHV’s Es-Clear supplements help cats and dogs fight cancer.
If you have questions about our products including herbal support for mammary tumors in cats, you can schedule a consultation with one of our highly trained holistic veterinarians. At NHV, we want your feline family member to live their nine lives longer, naturally.